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by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers

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Oilers rookie centre Connor McDavid has been named to Team North America’s roster as the first 16 players were announced Wednesday.

McDavid, 19, has played 28 NHL games this season and has 12 goals and 19 assists. Internationally, McDavid has represented Canada at the U-18s and World Junior Championships. McDavid helped Canada win gold in 2015 at World Juniors.

McDavid joins Lauri Korpikoski (Finland), Andrej Sekera (Europe) and Leon Draisaitl (Europe) as Oilers players to be named to World Cup of Hockey rosters.

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